In route-map, while redistribution or distribute list, when i was configuring the metric, i came across this paramter,
Router(config-route-map)#set metric ?
+/-<metric> Add or subtract metric
<0-4294967295> Metric value or Bandwidth in Kbits per second
Can some one tell what this parameter +/-<metric> does ? can someone give an example how it works. In eigrp, i tried to apply to incoming route but it didnt work at small values like 100,90,63, but as soon as i gave it a value like 6000, it increased the incoming prefix metric !
Any idea how this paramter works ?
>> hall only be added to delay but eigrp topology should be showing the complete metric including BWmin and not only 256* (delay+2000) isnt it ?
yes I've noticed it looks like more a substitution rather then an adding to previous link.
I couldn't find a reference for this
my only reference is that set metric + is suggested for other routing protocols
The + and – keywords enable you to increase or decrease the current metric. To increase the metric by 10,
for example, the command would be set metric +10. To set just the composite metric for EIGRP, the
command is set metric 4295
(from CCIE pratical studies volume II )
Hope to help